Lake-Sumter State College

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Lake-Sumter State College (LSSC), formerly Lake-Sumter Community College, located in Leesburg, Florida is a state college that belongs to the Florida College System. In addition to its main campus, the college has branch campuses in Clermont (South Lake Campus) and Sumterville (Sumter Campus).

Lake-Sumter State College offers undergraduate degree programs including two-year Associate of Arts (AA), Associate of Applied Science (AAS) and four-year Bachelor of Arts degrees. In addition to accredited degree programs the college also offers professional certificates and disciplines-specific diplomas. Students can also take advantage of a 2+2 program the college provides enabling them to transfer directly to St. Leo University or University of Central Florida (UCF) upon completion of the program.

Through the DirectConnect to UCF partnership, established between Lake-Sumter State College and the University of Central Florida several years ago, LSSC students who successully complete their AA or AS degree are guaranteed admission into UCF. LSSC students who sign up for the DirectConnect to UCF program also receive academic advising, fininancial planning advising, and admissions advising by UCF. One of the primary reasons the DirectConnecct to UCF partnership was established was to help UCF honor its commitment to provide higher education opportunities to the local residents of central Florida.

General Information

Admission Office

9501 U.S. Highway 441

Leesburg, FL 34788-8751

(352) 323-3665

Fax: (352) 365-3553

[email protected]

Contact: Mark Swearingen

Director, Admissions/ Registrar
Main Address

9501 U.S. Highway 441

Leesburg, FL 34788-8751

(352) 787-3747

Total undergrads: 3,907

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 687

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,274


Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Special requirements for nursing program.

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Commercial/Advertising Art A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting, bookeeping, and related programs C
Business Administration/Management A,C
Business data processing A
Entrepreneurial Studies C
Executive Assistant A,C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – Specific Applications A
Computer Systems Analysis A


Early Childhood Education A

Engineering Technologies

Computer Systems A
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Service A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Emergency Medical Technology A
Medical Records Technology A
Nursing (RN) A

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Sport/Fitness Administration A
Sports medicine A

Security & Protective Services

Fire Protection/Safety Technology A
Fire Science/Firefighting A
Law Enforcement Administration A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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